BRADENTON, Fla. — As Jefferson County, Ala., slogs through the nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy, at least 10 bills that provide various forms of fiscal relief for the county are being advertised in advance of this year’s regular legislative session, which begins Feb. 7.

Most of those bills have been proposed by Jefferson County, which faces a general fund deficit of as much as $40 million this year due to the loss of an occupational tax that was struck down by Alabama courts.

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